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Power Supply of hd 4850

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May 23, 2012 6:54:40 PM

I want to know whats the minimum? I have a generic 300w power supply so I know I cant run it.
Is there any psu's for about 30-50$ that will work good?
Also its a xfx raedon hd 4850 1gb

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a c 181 U Graphics card
a b ) Power supply
May 24, 2012 3:45:03 AM

On your 300w PSU what is the amps on the 12v rail? You will have to take the side off your case and look on the PSU and look for the sticker on that has numbers like these.
3.3v = 17a + 5v = 13a + 12v =14a.

If you can give me all the numbers I will be able to tell you if you can use that PSU for sure or not. After looking around at what that card needs for power and it all depends on if you have the 2 chip card.

In a sence it has duel Chips making it a double GPU card. That would require at least 20 amps. So if it is that card you would need a 500w PSU to run it. If It isn't that card you would have to have a 400w or higher PSU.

But sill get me the numbers because you never know. I will link you to some PSU's you can use. The brands you should buy are Corsair, Antec, Seasonic, XFX, Silverstone and some OCZ's brands.

All three PSU's listed are with in your price range. I hope this helps and good luck to you.

430w
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

450w
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

500w
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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May 24, 2012 8:59:09 PM

Im not by my pc now. Get the amps up later.
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a c 181 U Graphics card
a b ) Power supply
May 25, 2012 3:31:09 AM

Ok when ever I will be on here.
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